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Duty is work that you have to do for your job.
Staff must report for duty at their normal place of work.
My duty is to look after the animals.
Your duties are tasks which you have to do because they are part of your job.
I carried out my duties conscientiously.
He was relieved of his duties as presidential adviser.
If you say that something is your duty, you believe that you ought to do it because it is your responsibility.
I consider it my duty to write to you and thank you.
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Duties are taxes which you pay to the government on goods that you buy.
Import duties still average 30%.
They are pressing the Chancellor to reduce excise duty on beer.
If someone such as a policeman or a nurse is off duty, they are not working. If someone is on duty, they are working.
I'm off duty.
Four officers were told to go off duty and rest at home.
There were 2,250 policemen on duty in and around the stadium.
Extra staff had been put on duty.
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< duty >
1. above and beyond the call of duty
meaning: much more than expected, go the extra mile
example: Her extra work was above and beyond the call of duty.
2. duty calls
meaning: it is my duty, I must do a task
example: "Duty calls," he said, opening a book to begin
3. heavy duty
meaning: very difficult, demanding
example: I have to work hard at math. It's a heavy-duty course.
4. the call of duty
meaning: the feeling that you have to work, duty calls
example: When the group needs a secretary I answer the call of duty.